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CFP: How humans think (chirped the sparrow): Art-jamming the anthropological machine

Aesthetics, Politics and Histories: The Social Context of Art AAANZ Conference 2018 December 5-8, 2018, School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Call for papers for the panel – How humans think (chirped the sparrow): Art-jamming the anthropological machine  Session … Continue reading

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Two amazing PhD Scholarships available – Animals and Urban Planning in India – Deakin University

UPDATED DEADLINE: 31st January 2019 India emerges as a critical site of biodiversity conservation and species-inclusive planning in the Urban Age. India’s scale and speed of urbanisation is almost unprecedented: in the next two decades, India, together with China, is … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal nationalisms: Multispecies cultural politics, race, and nation un/building

Registrations now open – the event is free – via eventbrite Inspired by a special issue submission for the Journal of Intercultural Studies.  Animals have long been entangled with global cultural politics of nation-building and nationalism. In North America, both … Continue reading

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CFP – New Directions in Animal Advocacy, Sydney, Australia

New Directions in Animal Advocacy 10-11 December 2018 – Call for Papers The Human Animal Research Network of the University of Sydney invites participation in the New Directions in Animal Advocacy conference in late 2018. Animal advocacy organisations have increasingly … Continue reading

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CFP – Animal Rights and Animal Politics in Asia

International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS 11) University of Leiden Leiden, The Netherlands, 16-19 July 2019 At the forthcoming International Convention of Asian Scholars there will be an entire day dedicated to Animal Rights and Animal Politics in Asia (ARAPA). … Continue reading

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Animal Studies Journal 7.1 out now

The latest edition of Animal Studies Journal is out now! This issue comprises articles from a range of disciplinary perspectives, all addressing the need for change in human-animal relations, with many raising questions of intersectionality and activism. You will also find … Continue reading

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‘Jews for Animals’ Campus Fellowship Applications are now open!

Applications are now open for the ‘Jews for Animals’ college fellowship program for the 2018-2019 school year! This program is an initiative of The Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, a Jewish animal welfare organization that educates leaders, trains advocates, and leads campaigns … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: James Joyce and Non-Human in James Joyce Quarterly

James Joyce Quarterly Special Issue Call for Papers: Joyce and the Non-Human (abstract deadline June 30th, 1st draft articles by January 15th 2019) The idea for this issue began with a panel for the Toronto Joyce Symposium on “Our Funnaminal World,” … Continue reading

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Defining Human-Animal Studies Video Series & New Course Listings at the Animals & Society Institute

The sixth video in Defining HAS Video series, is by Lisa Kemmerer, Professor of Philosophy and Religions at Montana State University, who has defined “animal”. Find it here! And don’t forget to check out the other videos in the series! Naming … Continue reading

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Researcher Position – US

Researcher Application Deadline: May 31, 2018 Looking for a researcher to join our team and help develop new insights into effective animal advocacy and broader moral circle expansion. This position will ideally focus on quantitative research, such as surveys and … Continue reading

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